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|Noun||1.||lifting device - a device for lifting heavy loads |
crane - lifts and moves heavy objects; lifting tackle is suspended from a pivoted boom that rotates around a vertical axis
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
elevator, lift - lifting device consisting of a platform or cage that is raised and lowered mechanically in a vertical shaft in order to move people from one floor to another in a building
hoist - lifting device for raising heavy or cumbersome objects